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QC Family Tree, Incubate partner
NEWS, MENTAL HEALTH, INCUBATE

Intergenerational Wellness Retreat with QC Family Tree

Angela Whitenhill   |   June 24, 2019

This past spring, NBA’s Mental Health Initiative in partnership with QC Family Tree, worked together to create an intergenerational wellness retreat that encouraged healthy character and identity formation for all ages.

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Alice Rippe, AARP Spirit Seniors Coordinator for OFEC
INCUBATE, STORIES

Seniors Sipping Tea

Rev. Sharyn Cosby   |   May 28, 2019

Oklahoma Family Empowerment Center’s Spirit Seniors group is active and enjoying life. They get together every week for different activities, including afternoon tea.

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Rev. Dean Bucalos, Executive Director of Mission Behind Bars and Beyond
INCUBATE, STORIES

You Need a Confidant

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   May 21, 2019

Rev. Dean Bucalos says: Everyone in this work needs a confidant. Someone they can talk to and with whom they can share their greatest fears and wildest dreams. In my ministry, I have found two people. And I recommend this model to everyone involved in non-profit work.

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"Brokenness" by artist Alberto Mondragon
INCUBATE, STORIES

I Was That Broken Angel

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   May 13, 2019

As a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world, how do we offer encouragement and healing after harm has been done?

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Oakland Peace Center's memory garden is blooming
INCUBATE, STORIES

The Memory Garden Is Blooming

Rev. Sandhya Jha   |   April 29, 2019

The memory garden is blooming at the Oakland Peace Center right now. Read this reflection on the literal and symbolic significance.

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Trivia letters with coffee mug
GENERAL ASSEMBLY

NBA at GA: Who Wants to Be the Smartest Disciple?

July 21, 2019

Join us on Sunday, July 21, for a Trivia Night after-session at General Assembly, benefiting the National Benevolent Association! Form a team to compete in trivia consisting of general knowledge, with a special round focused on Disciples and NBA.

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Angela Whitenhill

Mental Health Initiative Manager
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

SHARE supports and strengthens families who care for children with special needs through respite care, parent support, and sibling support programs.